There are few members of the finance community that lead a life that inspires more than investments. One New York City investment analysist that breaks the stereotypical lifestyle mold is Max Salk. Salk has gained notoriety and success by pursuing his passion for more that just financial investing. By making time in his life to travel and indulge his love for photography, Max Salk has proven that it is possible to be triumphant in life by satisfying all of one’s passions.
While studying finance and history at the University of Illinois, Max Salk found his love for investing. He spent free time learning about researching stock trading. This pass time became useful to him upon graduation where he took a role as an investment analyst for Morningstar. In 2015, he moved to New York City to work for Blackstone as their Vice President and U.S. credit research analyst, as position he still holds today.
Finance was only the first of Max Salk’s passions to be discovered during his college tenure. In his junior year at university, he studied abroad in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. It was during this trip that Salk found his adoration for photography. As he toured the scenic landscape of the region, he began to explore the art. Salk has continued this hobby ever since and posts his photographs to his website and Instagram accounts.
Another passion that Max Salk has found is supporting veterans. Most recently, Salk has become active in the Navy SEAL Foundation. This foundation helps to support former Navy SEALs and their families. He has become very committed to this cause and hopes to continue his philanthropic efforts in the future to assist all veterans as well as those who are currently active military members.
Max Salk is a man that has carved out his own path in life. He has followed his heart and stayed true to what motivates and inspires him. Salk’s successes within the finance, photography and philanthropic arenas all go hand in hand with one another in a seamless and effortless way. Max Salk is truly an inspiration.